Geoffrey West:
Geoffrey West: Byers og selskabers overraskende matematik

TEDGlobal 2011 · 17:33 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Fysikeren Geoffrey West har fundet at simple matematiske love styrer byers egenskaber — at velstand, kriminalitet, ganghastighed og mange andre aspekter ved en by kan udledes af et enkelt tal: Byens befolkningstal. I dette tankevækkende foredrag fra TEDGlobal viser han hvordan det virker og hvordan lignende love gælder for organismer og selskaber.

Physicist Geoffrey West believes that complex systems from organisms to cities are in many ways governed by simple laws — laws that can be discovered and analyzed. Full bio
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